Faster, cheaper and more accurate than previous techniques of editing DNA, and with a wide range of possible applications, CRISPR-Cas9 is causing quite a buzz. Find out more about the gene editing technique that is causing such a stir on our sister website: yourgenome.org
Find out how the Sanger Institute is tackling two key challenges left: the growing numbers of dogs with the disease along the Tchari river in Chad and the continual appearance of "sporadic" human cases for which no clear transmission paths have been found.
Comparing the genes that are active in parasitic Strongyloides worms living inside the body with the active genes in those worms living outside the body revealed two sets of genes that may help the worm to avoid our immune systems and/or digest our tissues
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